The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 50
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Tuesday the 9th still more rain, this must Certainly be the
negroes Jubilee for I have remarked that all this fall it would
rain all the time exept Saturdays and Sundays, and now lately
during the whole of the Christmass holidays it was very fine
weather, and so soon as they Holidays were over we had rain
again- during the day when it did not rain, raised the new
Smoke House, got it ready to put on the Roof- the Eastern mail
did not arrive as it ought to have done to day, wrote a Letter to
N. H. Darnell aquainting him with the true state of affairs respect-
ing the Lodge of this place and myself as District Deputy Grand
Master wrote also a Letter to Richardson Scurry the Speaker of
the House of Representatives, respecting my claim of $950.00 on
the government, asking his assistance in the matter, send both
Letters by Mr Wm Culp to be put into the mail at Judge Terrells
Wednesday the 10th Cloudy, though the wind is N. it is warm,
most too much so for saving Pork Eastern mail arrived from
Sabine Town & Red River, red the Northern Standard No 8 of
the 2d Vol being the 1st of the 2d Vol we have received here, wrote
to Dcmorse- send my quarterly returns pr to days mail- Col
Tom Jeff Jennings was married this afternoon to the widow
Mason Daughter of J. H. Hyde Esqr, success attend them
Thursday the 11th Cloudy, with occasional rain, went on how-
ever with my Smoke House building- busy in the office arranging
things, Western Mail arrived brought nothing new Congress in
Session, doing I expect what they have allways been doing heard
of the Death of Mrs Jasper of Crockett, wife of the Member of
Congress from Houston County
Friday the l2th More rain, a north wester with rain at noon,
looks like it would clear off-- doubtfull- this morning before
Breakfeast was called on to Marry a couple of Mexicans, Ygnacio
Mendiola & a Daughter of Rafael Santos;- busy at work on the
Smoke house Mr Hoya went to Madame Terrills's nothing Stirring
in Town, everything looks dead
Saturday January the 13th 1844 weather turned Cold last
night, Cloudy all day but no rain, finished covering the new
Smoke House, was not much at the Office to day, few People in
Town nothing doing, Mr Nelson returned from Crockett, no
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Texas State Historical Association & Barker, Eugene C. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934, periodical, 1934; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101094/m1/58/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.